epistrophe definition

  • noun:
    • The repetition of the identical term or words at the end of consecutive phrases, conditions or phrases.
    • A figure for which successive clauses end with the same word or affirmation; e. g., “Are they Hebrews? so am I. Are they Israelites? so in the morning I.”
    • The repetition of the same word or terms at the end of successive expressions, clauses or phrases.
    • In rhetoric, a figure where a few consecutive clauses or phrases end with the exact same word or affirmation: as, “Are they Hebrews? so am I. Will they be Israelites? therefore am I. Are they the seed of Abraham ? so in the morning I.”
    • A figure in which successive clauses end with the same word or affirmation; e. g., “Are they Hebrews? so am I. Are they Israelites? so am I.”
    • In songs, in a cyclic structure, the first concluding melody, expression, or section, whenever duplicated after the several divisions; a refrain.
    • In rhetoric, a figure in which a few successive conditions or phrases end with similar term or affirmation: as, “Are they Hebrews? so am I. Are they Israelites? therefore am I. Will they be the seed of Abraham ? therefore are I.”
    • In botany, the arrangement of chlorophyl-grains, under the influence of light, from the surface-walls of cells as well as on those components of the walls which bound intercellular rooms (Frank), or maybe more precisely on those wall space that are at right angles into plane of incident light.
    • In music, in a cyclic structure, the initial concluding melody, phrase, or section, when duplicated at the end of the several divisions; a refrain.
    • repetition associated with finishes of a couple of consecutive phrases, passages, etc.
    • In botany, the arrangement of chlorophyl-grains, intoxicated by light, on the surface-walls of cells and on those components of the wall space which bound intercellular spaces (Frank), or even more correctly on those wall space that are at correct angles on plane of incident light.
    • repetition of the ends of several successive phrases, verses, etc.
    • The repetition of the same term or terms at the end of successive expressions, conditions or phrases.
    • A figure in which consecutive conditions end with the same term or affirmation; e. g., “Are they Hebrews? so am I. Will they be Israelites? so am I.”
    • In rhetoric, a figure for which several successive clauses or phrases end with similar term or affirmation: as, “Are they Hebrews? so am I. Are they Israelites? so am I. Are they the seed of Abraham ? therefore am I.”
    • In songs, in a cyclic structure, the first concluding melody, expression, or section, whenever repeated at the end of the several divisions; a refrain.
    • In botany, the arrangement of chlorophyl-grains, under the influence of light, from the surface-walls of cells as well as on those parts of the walls which bound intercellular spaces (Frank), or even more properly on those walls which are at correct sides to your airplane of incident light.
    • repetition for the finishes of two or more successive sentences, passages, etc.
    • The repetition of the same word or terms at the conclusion of successive phrases, conditions or sentences.
    • A figure by which successive conditions end with the same term or affirmation; e. g., “Are they Hebrews? therefore am I. Will they be Israelites? therefore in the morning I.”
    • In rhetoric, a figure where a few consecutive conditions or sentences end with the exact same word or affirmation: as, “Are they Hebrews? therefore am I. Are they Israelites? so am I. Are they the seed of Abraham ? so am I.”
    • In music, in a cyclic structure, the first concluding melody, term, or section, whenever repeated at the end of the number of divisions; a refrain.
    • In botany, the arrangement of chlorophyl-grains, intoxicated by light, on the surface-walls of cells and on those components of the wall space which bound intercellular spaces (Frank), or maybe more precisely on those walls which are at correct perspectives to your jet of event light.
    • repetition of this ends of several consecutive sentences, verses, etc.

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